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Cornell University

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Rating

Private

Type

24,189

Students

$56,550

Tuition

11%

Acceptance

#11

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Ithaca, NY

300 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

Cornell University is a very large private university located in Ithaca, NY ranked 11thin the United States. It has a total of 15,464 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 10.85% acceptance rate. Cornell University offers 323 different majors and is best known for its human resources, agricultural business and management, and agriculture programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $56,550 per year, Cornell University is exceptionally pricey. 89.35% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $77,200 per year, which is 86% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$57,222/Year
Above Average

Cornell University

$57,222

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$76,258/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,539/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

11%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Cornell University

11%

National

69%
Sat

1400 - 1560

71% of students submit

Admissions Yield

60%

ACT

30 - 35

41% of students submit

Application Website

https://www.commonapp.org/

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$80

Students

15,464Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,295

Part-Time

0
Male

47%

In-state

83%

Female

53%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Business Administration and Management, General8% Computer Science5% Hotel/Motel Administration/Management77% Others

10% Business Administration and Management, General

8% Computer Science

5% Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

77% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

10%

759 Graduates

Computer Science

8%

613 Graduates

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

5%

347 Graduates

Labor and Industrial Relations

5%

338 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

297 Graduates

Agricultural Economics

4%

270 Graduates

Information Technology

3%

242 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

3%

237 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

5,152,167

Academic Spend per Student

$29,893

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$64,800/Year

Cornell University

$64,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$64,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$77,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

89%